In The News

May 6th, 2013

New bike technology “Detroit is becoming one of the places for anything new, and biking is one of those things,” said Sean Simpson, a former General Motors engineer who, with his best friend from childhood, another buddy and his dad, started AutoBike in Troy in 2011. “Bikes aren’t all that dissimilar to cars.” They invented technology that […]

April 26th, 2013

Check out the attached video to see how the “brains” of the AutoBike is manufactured here in Michigan! http://youtu.be/BNhNq-1srK4

April 22nd, 2013

What it is: A company that makes bicycles Why it’s cool: This isn’t your average bicycle. Autobike has come up with a new feature that lets your bike change gears automatically. Now you can ride without pressing levers, and you will always be in the perfect gear.

April 4th, 2013

A start-up with the goal of producing an easy-riding bike with an automatic shifter that will appeal to recreational and casual bike riders has moved into a 7,000-square-foot warehouse and production facility in Troy as the company prepares to enter the mainstream marketplace. There, AutoBikes, which formed about two years ago, will be built and […]

April 2nd, 2013

For serious riders, shifting gears is part and parcel of riding a bike, but many casual riders often just put it in a gear and leave it there. Just as driving a manual transmission car requires a certain “feel” for the road, so too does shifting gears on a bike. The new company AutoBike has a machine […]

AUTOBIKE BUILDS FIRST CONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE, AUTOMATIC SHIFTING BIKE – BikeRumor.com

March 20th, 2013

Who remembers the Trek Lime? Or for that matter the original Autobike (not sure if they’re related)? It seems that the holy grail for bike designers is a bike that appeals to the masses not because it’s the lightest, or fastest – but because it’s the simplest to operate. So, first there was the Autobike […]

AutoBike’s New Voyage Auto-Shifting Bicycle to Feature NuVinci N360 – Bike World News

March 4th, 2013

AutoBike, Inc. and Fallbrook Technologies Inc. (Fallbrook) have announced that AutoBike’s new Voyage auto-shifting bicycles will be equipped with Fallbrook’s award-winning NuVinci N360 continuously variable transmission. AutoBike’s shifting system senses the changing road conditions — whether climbing a hill or pedaling on a straightaway — and will seamlessly auto shift through an infinite number of effective drive ratios within the NuVinci CVP’s wide 360 percent […]

February 26th, 2013

We’ve got an exciting line-up for this year’s Seattle Bicycle Expo, to be held March 9 and 10. From thrilling stunt shows to DIY-crafts to inspiring presenters, Expo has it all. Of course, it wouldn’t be an expo without exhibitors. More than 200 exhibitors will set up booths at Smith Cove Cruise Terminal to show off new bikes, gear, fitness plans, […]

December 5th, 2012

AutoBike just launched out of a brand-name business accelerator, landed five-figures worth of seed funding and is getting ready to start producing the next generation of easy-shifting bicycles from Troy. The 1-year-old start-up is developing an automatic shifter for bicycles. The new shifter employs a system that constantly monitors the bike and how its rider […]

Autobike launches new line of bicycles from Troy

November 15th, 2012

AutoBike just launched out of a brand-name business accelerator, landed five-figures worth of seed funding and is getting ready to start producing the next generation of easy-shifting bicycles from Troy. The 1-year-old start-up is developing an automatic shifter for bicycles. The new shifter employs a system that constantly monitors the bike and how its rider […]